Ask a Travel Nurse Question:
I’m 52 and thinking of doing travel nursing, especially in Colorado. What advice do you have? I’m nervous but interested because I am ready for change. I’ve been an ED nurse for 12 years.
Ask a Travel Nurse Answer:
I actually have tons of advice. So much so, that it is impossible to put it all into one email.
In 2009 I published a “how to” book on becoming a travel nurse. However, I’m currently doing a rewrite to keep that information as current as possible. I will have to let you know when that will become available.
In the mean time, you can read some of my articles that I’ve written for Healthcare Traveler Magazine, as well as subscribing to that publication for free, online at:
Scroll down and look on the right hand side of the website where you can read the current issue and past issues. My column is entitled, “Tips From A Traveler” and appears on a monthly basis.
You can also read up on travelnursingblogs.com under the “Ask A Travel Nurse” section to see some of the issues that travelers will see while on the road.
I do apologize that I don’t currently have copies of the book available. It is by far the best resource to walk you through the entire process of becoming a traveler. However, after you read up some online, let me know and I can get you started with a few companies and recruiters that I recommend.
I can also help fill in any information on which you may be uncertain as far as travel. Feel free to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org and I’ll help you with the info and contacts that will help get you started.